v. fill beyond capacity, especially with food; swallow greedlly
The many manufacturers glut the market and could not find purchasers for the excess articles they have produced.
Sentence in Classic:
Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the grain department of a brewery.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
And the London market is so glutted with new Americans that, to succeed there now, they must be either very clever or awfully queer.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She sat silent, intent on nothing, while the baby, already glutted with milk, whimpered because he had lost the friendly nipple.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context